When President Trump chose to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last year, his legal team claimed that the administration needed to end the program. It was under threat of legal challenges brought by ten states, they said. A federal judge has just ruled that reasoning was in error.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said recently that the Trump administration may support a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers. President Trump had previously said that he did not support citizenship as an option. Secretary Nielsen emphasized that no decision has yet been made -- and that building a border wall remains the administration's top priority.
U.S. military veterans are heroes who defend our nation and sometimes sacrifice everything to protect us. That is why many people are shocked to see them deported after serving our country.
Some immigrants here in the U.S. eventually decide to take the big step of seeking out U.S. citizenship. If they meet the qualification requirements, a green card holder can pursue U.S. citizenship through the naturalization process.
There are many key steps and processes involved in applying for U.S. citizenship. What a person originally from another country does in regards to these things can have major impacts on how their efforts to receive such citizenship go. Skilled attorneys can advise individuals seeking U.S. citizenship on the issues at hand and their options throughout the various parts of the naturalization process.
It is a sad reality that some of the brave members of the U.S. armed forces end up losing their lives during their military service. The time following such a loss can be very hard on a deceased military member's family, such as their spouse. When the deceased’s spouse is from another country, the spouse may have additional worries/concerns on top of those normally associated with losing a loved one. Among these are worries about their U.S. immigration situation.
Immigrants from all kinds of different walks of life can end up pursuing U.S. citizenship though the naturalization process. This includes professional athletes. This can be seen in a recent news story football fans may have come across.
We are in the midst of a week celebrating one of America’s most important documents, the Constitution. Constitution Week started last Friday and will continue on to this Friday. This document and the principles and framework it lays out have major impacts on the lives of all Americans, including new citizens.
For over 200 years, naturalization has been regulated by federal law here in America. Of course, what U.S naturalization regulation looks like has shifted significantly over the course of these two-plus centuries. This can be seen in a recent Public Radio International article which went over some of the big shifts in U.S. naturalization eligibility rules that have occurred over the years.
One of the options some permanent residents have is to pursue becoming a U.S. citizen. Recent statistics raise the possibility that there could be quite a few immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship this year.